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June 19th, 2016

Photo Of The Day By Nam Ing

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Photo By Nam Ing
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Foggy Sunset” by Nam Ing. Location: Mount Tamalpais State Park, California. “Hot summer days usually mean foggy evenings in this coastal area,” said Ing. “Mount Tamalpais is a perfect spot to view the sunset above the fog.” Gear: Olympus OM-D E-M1 and Lumix 25mm F1.4 Photo of the Day …
May 18th, 2016

Showcase: May 2016

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
As seen in the Showcase section of the May 2016 issue. Photographer Jarred Decker shares the stories behind three very different, and very colorful, images taken in Nevada, California and Oregon. “I took this image on the Nevada side of South Lake Tahoe in January 2015. It was my first time there since childhood, and …
July 27th, 2015

Photo Of The Day By Jeremy Johnson

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
"Coastal Waterfall" by Jeremy Johnson
Today’s Photo of the Day of a coastal waterfall along the Laguna Beach, CA, coastline is by Jeremy Johnson. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Your Favorite Places and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP website homepage and several images from the Assignment Gallery are picked …
December 19th, 2014

Behind The Shot: “Christmas Lights on Nubble Lighthouse” by Adam Woodworth – York, Maine

Posted By David Alexander Willis
Composite photograph of several long nighttime exposures of Nubble Lighthouse against the Atlantic Coast in York, Maine
This photo was taken the day after Christmas in 2013. A snowstorm was moving across parts of New England and my day started out by heading north with the hopes of going to the White Mountains of New Hampshire. But the heavier snow up that way and bad traffic on the highway made me turn …
December 17th, 2013

Photo Of The Day by Dustin Penman

Posted By Christopher Robinson
Stormy Morning by Dustin Penman
Winter weather creates the opportunity for dramatic landscape photography and along the rugged coast of Washington in the Pacific Northwest, Dustin Penman took advantage of conditions to make this brooding image.
September 16th, 2013

Behind The Shot: ‘Evening Glide’ by Chris Burkard – Big Sur, Central California

Posted By David Alexander Willis
Crystal Thornburg catches a wave in the Big Sur surf in surfing photos from Central California silhouette pose sunset
The Big Sur coast was our destination and the premise of the trip was to find solitude: drive, surf, camp, repeat. There was little else to do. It was a quick five-day trip. There were no laptops or iPods present. Cell phones were useless and there was no Facebook or Twittering of events. Instead our …
June 13th, 2012

Back to Jurassic Park

Posted By Michael Frye
Sunbeams in redwood forest
Last year I spent a magical day among foggy redwoods and rhododendrons along the northern California coast, and captured some of my favorite redwood photographs to date. You can see some of those photos here and here. Claudia and I recently returned from another trip to the redwoods. On our first morning we went to …
July 27th, 2011

Waiting for a Window

Posted By Kevin Schafer
Islands and Arches, Olympic Peninsula, WA
Sometimes, pictures take planning. I have been wanting to photograph this location at dawn for over a year, but conditions have never come together…until today.  Access requires a minus tide at dawn, which only happens a few days a month if at all, as well as clear skies, which happens almost never… Typically, when high …
July 6th, 2010

Names and Places : Oregon

Posted By Kevin Schafer
Seasonal Waterfall on Beach at dusk, Oregon Coast
I discovered this spot on a family trip a month ago and was pleased when I had a chance to go back with a camera and tripod – and some rare decent weather. It is also only accessible at low tide, and happily, that worked for me as well. This small (4′ high) waterfall dries up …